Napkin Shortage? You Might Think So
I have noticed that restaurants are not anticipating the mess that people create when they eat their food. I'm sure you've run into this problem: drive thru your typical fast food establishment, order several sandwiches, and end up with only a couple of napkins, sometimes even no napkins in your bag.
Recently my girlfriend and I visited a popular sandwich shop. I ordered a foot long rolled thingy with extra mayo. She ordered a salad with pieces of chicken and a cup of soup. In the bag were almost two napkins:
Knowing that this would not be enough napkins to contain the impending mess, I reached for a nearby roll of paper towels. Here is the aftermath:
Disclaimer: I am a sloppier eater than most. But, even if you are a dainty diner, you still need to have the proper equipment to remove lunch from your upper lip.